The Phacoexcavator: A New Approach to Lentectomy
Part of the FIDIA Research Series book series (FIDIA, volume 2)
Before discussing a new instrument and technique designed for the removal of a cataract during vitrectomy, I would like to present a short review of the most commonly accepted methods.
KeywordsCataract Surgery Ultrasonic Power Anterior Capsule Vitreous Surgery Light Pipe
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